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What is the difference between absolute and relative pressure?

Absolute pressure is the measured atmospheric pressure. Absolute pressure is not corrected to sea-level conditions. To compare pressure conditions from one location to another, meteorologists correct pressure to sea-level conditions (referred to as relative pressure, or pressure relative to sea-level). Because the air pressure decreases as…

Wireless signal is intermittent or not working

Simply moving your display console (or receiver) to a different location may easily fix the communication issue. We recommend the following best practices for trouble free wireless communication. Fresh Batteries. If applicable, make sure there are fresh batteries in both the console and remote. Remember…

Weather Station Temperature Reads Too High in the Day Time.

Temperature reads too high (or inaccurate) when placed in the sun or close to a radiant heat source, like a house, building or structure. Place the sensor inside next to the indoor console sensor. Wait about 1 hour for stabilization. The sensors should agree within…

Relative barometric pressure does not match official source.

Your relative pressure likely does not match the official source because you have not calibrated it properly. You will need to reference your User Manual for correcting relative pressure. Discussion: To compare pressure conditions from one location to another, meteorologists correct pressure to sea-level conditions….

Temperature Reads too low at night.

Temperature can read too low (or inaccurate) at night when placed close to a radiant heat source, like a house, building or structure.  It can also read lower then other stations in your area due to irrigation or sprinklers. Place the sensor inside next to…

The AC adapter is not making a good connection

If you own a volt meter, test the output of the AC adapter. If the voltage is normal, the device itself may have a connection issue and would need to be replaced. Ambient Weather has a one year warranty. To replace under warranty, please visit:…

Projector does not stay on, WS-8400, RC-8401.

Make sure the clock is plugged into AC power.  The projector is on momentarily if disconnected from AC Power. Make sure the AC adapter is not plugged into a switched outlet. On the back of the models WS-8400 and RC-8401 is a PROJECTION On/Off Switch. Make…

The Clock Backlight is Dim or Does not Turn On.

If the clock backlight is dim, it is possible the backlight control is set to L (Low). Reference the figure below, #18 and #19 below:   Make sure switch #18 LIGHT is switched to ON. Make sure switch #19 is set to H (High) If…

Sensor Reads Lo

There is a short circuit in the sensor, and needs to be replaced. We have a one year warranty. Please visit: www.AmbientWeather.com/rma.html For out of warranty replacement, please visit: https://www.ambientweather.com/amtx8300.html